Will Nationwide Number Portability Be Easy to Implement?

Posted by Ken Babcock on Aug 10, 2018 12:02:03 PM

The general feeling within the telecom sector appears to be that Nationwide Number Portability (NNP) will be the greatest thing since the telephone was invented.

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Topics: national number portability, PORC, GUBB

National Number Portability - What Can We Do?

Posted by Ken Babcock on Apr 17, 2018 10:56:40 AM

In my last blog, I made what I consider to be a clear statement of what can be done and what will happen if we do not do something.  We need to face reality and meet it head on.

The first thought that comes to my mind is that we will need one world-wide database that will be populated with unique Geographic User Building Blocs (GUBBS).  Initially, the thought is to make the concept work within the existing North American Numbering Plan Area (NANPA) and if successful expand the idea to the rest of the world.

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Topics: national number portability, Regulatory, LNP